Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 9/8/17, Occidental Petroleum Corp (Symbol: OXY) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.77, payable on 10/16/17. As a percentage of OXY's recent stock price of $61.00, this dividend works out to approximately 1.26%, so look for shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp to trade 1.26% lower - all else being equal - when OXY shares open for trading on 9/8/17.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from OXY is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 5.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of OXY shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, OXY's low point in its 52 week range is $57.20 per share, with $78.17 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $61.02.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, OXY makes up 8.27% of the Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (Symbol: FRAK) which is trading up by about 0.8% on the day Wednesday.
In Wednesday trading, Occidental Petroleum Corp shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.